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EPA Approach on Mercury Pollution Limits Criticized

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EPA Approach on Mercury Pollution Limits Criticized

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EPA Approach on Mercury Pollution Limits Criticized

EPA Approach on Mercury Pollution Limits Criticized

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The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general says that staff ignored scientific evidence and routine protocols when they set new limits for mercury pollution. Critics say the agency bowed to pressure from industry and the White House.

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